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Fairtrade Label

Fairtrade seals are internationally recognized seals of approval which are awarded to fair trade products. These seals award fair wages and decent working conditions for field workers and farmers in developing countries.


The abbreviation FOEN stands for Federal Office for the Environment. Since the 1st of January 2006, the FOEN has been the Federal Environmental Protection Agency of Switzerland. It is part of the Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC).

FSC Label

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) label is a certification for products made from responsibly managed forests. It is an international non-profit organization that promotes responsible management of the world's forests. Products with the FSC label ensure that the material used to produce the product comes from well-managed forests that meet strict environmental and social standards.